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My Favorite Malaise Era Vehicles

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I grew up at the right time – the Malaise Era, to be exact. The industry was in the midst of change. Some of it was instigated by the oil-producing nations across the ocean. … Continue reading

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Quickies: As Published Elsewhere (Volume II)

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern It’s tough when you give a publication “first rights” to a vehicle subject. It’s even tougher when those vehicles are headline grabbers…and are superb! This is the story of this batch “As Published Elsewhere” … Continue reading

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V&R@7: My Favorite Vehicle Subjects of The Last Seven Years

Tweet Murray The Cop – All Photos by Randy Stern/Victory & Reseda On April 13th of 2011, this site received a major boost with the arrival of its first vehicle. This vehicle would open up the floodgates in publishing reviews … Continue reading

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Quickies: Extending Volvo’s Winning Streak

Tweet 2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R Design – All Photos by Randy Stern Volvo’s winning streak continues. There seems to be stopping them now! After the latest XC90 compiled enough awards and kudos to fill up a trophy room … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2017

Tweet Well, duh… – All Photos by Randy Stern Another editorial year has ended. Thank whoever is above… But, it was not without its highlights. As I thumb through all of the vehicles I worked with during the past 12-13 … Continue reading

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#VOTY17: …and The Winner is…

Tweet The scores have been tabulated. The votes counted. There is one more thing to do here… Announce the winner of #VOTY17. Before we do so, here is how #VOTY17 shaped up.

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#VOTY17: A Guide to #VOTE4VOTY

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Over the years, there had been some #VOTY polls that were really good. Others had you scratch your heads. The reality is that there are five finalists up for your vote – affectionately known … Continue reading

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A Different View – 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country

Tweet There’s more to show from The Nomadic Tire‘s Kevin Tran! While the review of the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country did not originally appear on here, Tran was still interested in capturing this big Swedish wagon’s essence. We reconvened … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: The Wagon for Certain Political and Cultural Types

Tweet 2008 Volvo V70. Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Volvo V70 There is a balance between stereotyping and iconography. The stereotype for driving a car such as a Volvo is it screams … Continue reading

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Quickies: Volvo vs. The Usual Suspects

Tweet 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD R-Design – All Photos by Randy Stern Let’s talk about premium/luxury compact SUV/crossovers, shall we? The premium market alone is all about the combination of prestige, luxury, elegance, and sport – and to find … Continue reading

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